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What Does the Second Amendment Mean?

Found here: americanthinker.com by David Deming It’s one of the most controversial passages of the Constitution. Allegedly, it’s also one of the most obscure and unintelligible sections. The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads, “a well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and […]
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Knives Kill More People Each Year Than Rifles: Time For Knife Control?

Found here on TheFederalist.com According to crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), knives are consistently used to kill people far more often than rifles are used. And the numbers aren’t even close: five times as many murders were committed with knives than were committed with rifles last year. Read More
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Do Gun Rights Arguments Really Need Context?

Found here: bearingarms.com by Jenn Jacques Every once in a while, an article is written by a blogger or journalist that demonstrates exactly how idiotic gun control talking points can be. Much to my surprise, this morning I came across such an article on The Blaze, one of my go-to news sources at the start of […]
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Black gun rights advocate challenges Obama’s call after church shooting

Found here: washingtontimes.com by Valerie Richardson President Obama and other black leaders called for tighter access to firearms last week in reaction to the mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, but not Kenn Blanchard. A former Marine, Christian pastor and author of “Black Man with a Gun,” Mr. Blanchard wants […]
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The Supreme Court Misses an Opportunity to Defend the 2nd Amendment

Found here on Townhall.com This week, the Supreme Court passed up an opportunity to get the government out of the bedroom. Counterintuitively, the case involved an ordinance adopted by the famously tolerant and progressive city of San Francisco eight years ago. The puzzle is solved when you learn that the ordinance deals with guns, tools […]
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Meet Michael Bloomberg: Social Scientist

Found here on americas1stfreedom.org Gun-ban advocates rant and rave about the need for more “research” on what they like to refer to as the “growing trend of gun violence”—publicly funded research, of course. Their calls to renew funding for the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct anti-gun research in the name of […]
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The Caliber Debate Continues…

Found here on Concealed Nation The great caliber debate is more of a myth than anything. What you shoot well with is the best caliber for you. But, now we have a whole slew of fantastic scientific evidence from the FBI ballistic labs that helps solidify and justify their recent move to the 9mm caliber. […]
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Gun Seizure and Government Corruption

San Diego, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- For years some police agencies, particularly in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other cities lead by politicians that push gun control, have forced citizens to forfeit legally owned firearms by seizing them overzealously. Then making it practically impossible to get them back or even to sell them. These forced firearms forfeitures […]
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THE GERMANWINGS CRASH AND GUN CONTROL

Found here: powerlineblog.com by John Hinderaker Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz carried out a horrifying mass murder of the passengers aboard Germanwings flight 9525. It has come to light that he was diagnosed with serious mental illness, but medical professionals were prevented by German law from communicating his condition to the airline, and Lubitz hid his psychological […]
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BOB COSTAS: DID FOUNDERS WANT US BUYING ‘COP-KILLER, ARMOR PIERCING BULLETS?’

Found here: breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins On the March 20 episode of Real Time With Bill Maher, NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas laughed off criticism of his many pro-gun control comments and added to them by asking if people really believe the Founding Fathers wanted “private citizens… to purchase cop-killer, armor-piercing bullets” and an “AK-47″? Maher opened […]
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GABBY GIFFORDS: THE GUN CONTROL MOVEMENT’S HUMAN SHIELD

Found here: breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins On March 4 Breitbart News reported on Gabby Giffords’ renewed push to extend background checks to gun shows so that everyone has to pass the same background check her attacker passed. Media outlets and gun control proponents went apoplectic, exposing the fact that they had assumed Giffords would be able […]
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Let’s not be so quick to believe gun-control rhetoric

Found here: foxnews.com by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. People walking the streets with guns pose a danger to others, right? With 12 million Americans across all 50 states now having concealed handgun permits, one would think that this question would have been settled one way or another. In fact, contrary to the rhetoric by gun-control organizations, permit […]
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Legal Expert: Gun Rights Are Human Rights

Found here: dailycaller.com by PG Veer By controlling the guns, you can easily control your opponents. This is the core argument Stephen Halbrook, an attorney and expert on gun laws, delivered before the eighth Students for Liberty Conference. “Although it may not be the explicit intent of governments at the time gun registration is enacted […]
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Shootings require a more realistic response than gun control: Allan Stevo

Found here: cleveland.com by Allan Stevo Last month, my former roommate was shot and injured in Moscow, Idaho, during a shooting rampage. These shooting rampages should really make us angry. The inane public debate on gun control should anger you even more. We were missionaries together in Bratislava, Slovakia. He was a type-A wunderkind who excelled […]
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A PLEA FOR SELF-DEFENSE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Found here: powerlineblog.com by John Hinderaker At American Thinker, Ciaran Brady eloquently makes the case for an effective right of self-defense in Europe, and in particular in Great Britain: The threat of marauding gunmen in a city, so vividly illustrated at the offices of Charlie Hebdo and the Kosher supermarket, has been clearly apparent to […]
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